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NDIS forum Wangaratta 17 November - summary

On the 17th November I attended the NDIS forum as organised by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Martin Foley. 896 more words

Willing to Work? Mental Health in the Workplace

Despite the growing number of campaigns drawing attention to mental illness, there are still stigmas surrounding mental health in the workplace. A growing concern for sufferers of mental illness is whether they should inform their employer that they suffer from a condition. 544 more words


NDIA releases tender for $60m of Victorian LAC services - sourced from Disability Consulting Services

As received from disability consulting – 27 October 2015


This week the NDIA released its tender for Local Area Coordination (LAC) services in Victoria. 208 more words

MS Australia's National Advocacy Conference: What is the plan?

The point of the annual conference

The annual advocacy conference of MS Australia was held in Canberra in October 2015. It brought the staff of MS Australia (the national peak body for MS in the country) and the staff of the independent state-based MS bodies together. 443 more words

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Making the Switch to Australia's New NDIS Disability System

Australia has tried a number of approaches to providing care and support for those with permanent disabilities. For many years, it was the individual states and territories that maintained their own programs, a solution that came with both advantages and disadvantages. 382 more words


Planned NDIS Hourly Service Rates ‘Disastrous’ - Pro Bono News

Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015 – 11:08 Pro Bono news

A major Not for Profit disability provider claims the new National Disability Insurance Scheme’s price guide for service providers will prove disastrous for both the Not for Profits and the people with disability that they are trying to support. 119 more words